State of Florida Department of Education—Professional Educator’s Certificate – Art K-12
The Boston Globe, Boston, MA 2016-Present
Director, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards: Facilitating the Massachusetts Affiliate of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for the largest region in the country of the oldest Teen Art and Writing Awards nationwide.
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA 2014-2016
Coordinator, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
Bak Middle School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, FL 2004-2014
Visual Art Teacher: Taught visual art – drawing, painting, ceramics, to 6-8th grade students in highly competitive magnet arts program.
Educational Gallery Group (Eg2) West Palm Beach, FL 2007-2014
Director of Curriculum and Programming: Helped to run non-profit student art gallery. Duties include developing programs, liaison with art teacher community, student instruction, assembling and designing exhibitions, grant writing, coordinating Regional Scholastic Art Awards program, and more.
Belvedere Elementary School West Palm Beach, FL 2011
Artist in Residence: Worked as part of a grant-funded arts integration program to design and install a large-scale mosaic tile mural with the participation of elementary school students.
Palmetto Elementary School West Palm Beach, FL 2008-2010
Artist in Residence: Worked as part of a grant-funded arts integration program. Worked with students, teachers and administration to develop and implement arts integration activities and create a series of permanent mosaic murals for the school.
Armory Art Center West Palm Beach, FL
2006-2008 WallTogether: Designed, created and facilitated a large-scale mosaic mural project with hundreds of student artists.
2005-2007 Director of Youth Programs: Ran youth programming for non-profit art center. Hired instructors, developed and implemented programming, ordered supplies, oversaw scheduling and supplies, awarded scholarships, administered after-school programs and summer camp.
2000-2005 Instructor: Taught a variety of art classes to students from pre-school to high-school age. Subjects included basic drawing and painting skills, ceramics for all skill levels, textiles, jewelry, sculpture, and much more.
Northboro Elementary School West Palm Beach, FL 2003 Artist in Residence: Worked as part of a grant-funded program to develop and implement a series of art projects to all grade levels, pre-K – 5th.
Newton Public Schools Newton, MA 1993-1999
Art Teacher: Taught art at the elementary and middle school levels in public school system.
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Completed Teacher Certification Program
University of California, Santa Cruz
Completed B.A., Spanish Literature (fluent in Spanish)
Steven Johnson Gallery, Group Exhibition 2012
Educational Gallery Group (Eg2), Annual Art Educator Show, 2008-2011
Pine Jog Environmental Center, “invasive Species” 2010
Armory Art Center, Annual Faculty Show, 2001-2007
Liman Gallery, Palm Beach, Group Exhibition 2007
Cruiseport, Gloucester, MA, Group Exhibition 2007
Palm Beach International Airport, “Wing it”, Group Show 2006
Installation “Breathing Room”, Forest Hill Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, MA 2006
Public Mosaic Installations
Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville, MA (group project) completed 2016
Belvedere Elementary, West Palm Beach, FL, completed 2011
Palmetto Elementary West, West Palm Beach, FL completed 2010
Palmetto Elementary East, West Palm Beach, FL completed 2008
WALLTOGETHER, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL completed 2008